Books and Bookmen (1886)

Best known for his work collecting of folk and fairy tales, this is the Scottish writer Andrew Lang’s treatise on all things bookish….more

Bird Gods (1898)

A book on various birds from mythology by the American linguist, poet, and critic Charles DeKay (1848-1935)….more

Mythical Monsters (1886)

An exploration into all beasts fabled, fabricated, fantastical, and fanciful, from across the world, including the Chinese and Japanese Dragon, Unicorn, Phoenix, an…more

Wonderful Balloon Ascents (1870)

A wonderful book of balloon travel tracing the rise of “Balloonomania”, the huge fad in hot air balloons that originated in France in the late 18th century and cont…more